The Life of John Ford
By (author) Dan Ford
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Pappy by Dan Ford
Book DescriptionAlthough he is best remembered for his classic westerns like Stagecoach, My Darling Clementine, and The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, Irish-American director John Ford (18951973) made 136 diverse films during his 51-year career, winning Oscars for The Informer, The Grapes of Wrath, The Battle of Midway, and The Quiet Man. A master of psychological manipulation, Ford had a knack for goading brilliant performances out of his actors, albeit often through intimidation and verbal abuse. In Pappy, Dan Ford, John's grandson, draws on the director's personal archives and on intimate reminiscences from his family and friendsincluding John Wayne, whose acting career Ford had launched, Katharine Hepburn, Henry Fonda, and George O'Briento produce the most complete and honest portrait ever written of the man and his astonishing output. Pappy was often cantankerous, irascible, and drunk and rarely made time for his family, but few who worked with him could resist his appealing energy. This revealing biography brings John Ford to life while painting a vivid panoramic picture of Hollywood as well as of the American landscapes that he so dramatically evoked in his films.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780306808753
(229mm x 149mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Da Capo Press Inc
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 1-Aug-1998
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Dan Ford
Dan Ford is a production manager/producer who has been active in the entertainment industry for twenty-five years. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife Kathy and their two daughters.
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